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Federal, Policy

Roe ruling shows complex relationship between court, public

June 27, 2022

Via: Washington's Top News

The Supreme Court ruling to overturn its 1973 Roe v. Wade decision is unpopular with a majority of Americans — but did that matter? The relationship between the public and the judiciary has been studied and debated by legal and […]


Defense, Industry

Biden urges Western unity on Ukraine amid war fatigue

June 26, 2022

Via: Federal News Network

President Joe Biden and Western allies opened a three-day summit in the Bavarian Alps on Sunday intent on keeping economic fallout from the war in Ukraine from fracturing the global coalition working to punish Russia’s aggression. Britain’s Boris Johnson warned […]


Federal, Policy

Abortion rights protests continue outside SCOTUS for 2nd day

June 25, 2022

Via: Washington's Top News

On Saturday afternoon, the area around the U.S. Supreme Court in Washington, D.C., once again filled up with demonstrators protesting the court’s overturning of Roe v. Wade, the landmark 1973 case that allowed for legal access to abortion across the […]


Education, Industry

U.S. Department of Education unveils proposed revisions to Title IX regulations

June 24, 2022

Via: JD Supra

On June 23, 2022, the U.S. Department of Education (the “Department”) released its long anticipated proposed rule under Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, which prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex in education programs or activities receiving […]


Industry, Workforce

How Congress is forcing agencies to confront telework, and those public service student loans

June 24, 2022

Via: Federal News Network

At least some members of Congress are pushing for telework to become a big and permanent feature of federal employment. The latest gambit is a bill that requires agencies to gather statistics about telework and prevent them from restricting it. […]


Federal, Policy

Senate OKs landmark gun violence bill, House passage is next

June 24, 2022

Via: Washington's Top News

The Senate easily approved a bipartisan gun violence bill Thursday that seemed unthinkable a month ago, setting up final approval of what will be Congress’ most far-reaching response in decades to the nation’s run of brutal mass shootings. After years […]


Health Care, Industry

FDA forces all Juul products off the US market [Updated]

June 23, 2022

Via: ArsTechnica

The Food and Drug Administration this morning denied marketing authorization for all Juul products currently sold in the US, effectively shuttering the e-cigarette giant that once dominated the US market. The authorization denial specifically applies to the Juul device and […]


Cybersecurity

U.S. data privacy and security solutions emerging at the federal level

June 23, 2022

Via: CSO Online

Although a handful of U.S. states have enacted strict privacy laws, the United States still lacks a comprehensive federal privacy statute, a vacuum that has fueled what many observers argue is a culture of “surveillance capitalism.” The lack of a […]


Cybersecurity

Organizations Battling Phishing Malware, Viruses the Most

June 23, 2022

Via: Dark Reading

Enterprise defenders contend with a dizzying variety of threats as attackers regularly evolve their arsenals of attack tools. But a recent survey suggests that in many cases, tried-and-tested attacks remain more prevalent than more sophisticated ones. According to Dark Reading’s […]


Editorial

Compliance Training: What It Is and Why It Is Important

June 23, 2022

Via: Nakisani Jacobs

In today’s business world, compliance training is a given. It is the single most important tool for ensuring a safe and productive workplace, and it is required by law.  In a rapidly changing and complicated regulatory world, it’s more important […]